Original Features

Alright Ya Filthy Animal, Here’s 10 ‘Home Alone’ Facts

by ScreenCrush Staff 17 hours ago
Home Alone was released in theaters on November 16, 1990. It was the #1 movie at the box office for an incredible 12 straight weeks. It stayed in the Top 10 until April. It played in theaters for nine months and earned over $477 million making it the highest grossing live-action comedy of all-time. (At least until The Hangover Part 2 came along). This is just one of the Home Alone facts in the latest installment of You Think You Know Movies!

Here’s What We Think Will Happen During ‘The Leftovers’ Season 2 Finale

by Erin Whitney 17 hours ago
Just as you thought you’d stuffed yourself with all the Thanksgiving leftovers you could handle, Damon Lindelof served up one more shocking helping. Bad jokes aside (or should I say “pointless” jokes), Sunday night’s penultimate episode of The Leftovers‘ second season explained one of the biggest mysteries with a twist.

Could This BE Any More 10 Facts About ‘Friends’?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick 6 days ago
NBC’s Friends may have given us one of the last great three-camera sitcoms, but might it have been so successful under the original title, Insomnia Café? Or with Jon Cryer as Chandler? Find an extra capable of working the espresso machine, as the 33rd episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ commandeers the couch at Central Perk for some friendly facts from Friends.

Director Tom Hooper on ‘The Danish Girl’ and What It Taught Him About Love

by Erin Whitney 6 days ago
Focus Features
It took 15 years to bring The Danish Girl to the bring screen, Tom Hooper’s latest film about the first woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery in 1930s Berlin. Starring Eddie Redmayne as transgender pioneer Lili Elbe, and Alicia Vikander as her painter wife Gerda Wegener, the film charts their love story and journey. Over an intimate luncheon and interview, Hooper shared stories of his work on the film, the real trans women consulted with and what the screenplay taught him about love and expectations.

New Netflix Instant Releases: December 2015

by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
With the holiday season upon us, chances are you're going to have some free time on your hands, and lucky for you, Netflix is here to help you kill that time. From seasonal offerings like Bill Murray's Christmas special to new binge-watching addictions and a few good films, there's plenty of stuff to add to your queue in our guide to December's new Netflix Instant releases.

Don’t Be a Bum, Check Out These 10 ‘Rocky’ Facts

by ScreenCrush Staff November 23, 2015 @ 11:52 AM
Sylvester Stallone became a star playing Rocky Balboa, but did you know that United Artists wanted to buy Stallone’s script for Rocky and cast another actor in the title role? Before they finally agreed to let Stallone have the part, they tried to cast actors like Robert Redford, Burt Reynolds, and James Caan. That’s just one of the facts crammed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which goes the distance on the original 1976 classic, Rocky.

New DVD and Blu-ray Releases: December 2015

by Britt Hayes November 22, 2015 @ 4:20 PM
You guys are going to stay pretty busy next month with all the exciting new releases hitting theaters, but if you’re looking for a more low-key experience, there’s plenty of great stuff for you to take home and watch. Whether you’re looking to rent or own, there’s something for everyone in our guide to December’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases.

J.J. Abrams Cut Back on ‘Star Wars’ Lens Flares and Other Things We Learned From His Q&A With Stephen Colbert

by Mike Sampson November 22, 2015 @ 9:53 AM
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While the night was short of massive revelations (no, Luke Skywalker talk here), there were plenty of interesting, fascinating and hilarious stories as the show formally got started. Here’s the night’s greatest hits.